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Continuing with the WE RESIST! concert series of 2017’s Winter Jazzfest, this year’s WFJ will again shine a light on social justice issues from mass keep reading »

We’ve been around since day one for Jesse Fischer & Sly5thAve‘s Head Hunters tribute project. What started out as a concert back in 2013 has now blossomed into a keep reading »

There was a buzz of excitement back in December ’13 when Jesse Fishcer and Sly5thAve held their tribute concert in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Herbie Hancock‘s keep reading »

Sly5thAve and the ClubCasa Chamber Orchestra are back with the release of their inventive rendition of A Tribe Called Quest’s classic “Find A Way” cut from The Love Movement LP entitled keep reading »

Sly5thAve  (Sylvester Onyejiaka) is back on the scene with The ClubCasa Chamber Orchestra‘s debut EP, Noisechamber Vol. 1. Some might recall Sly5thAve and CCO’s previous work from their big band treatment keep reading »

The day we’ve been waiting for patiently, a project two years in the making– one that chronicles the musician’s journey from New York to Nigeria, keep reading »

Coming off a remarkable national tour with Prince, New York-based jazz musician and composer Sly5thAve’s (Sylvester Onyejiaka) expedition to his African roots inspires his debut solo album. Titled keep reading »

Musician and composer Sly5thAve will release his debut solo album Akuma (Truth Revolution Records) on February 11th. Akuma is a collection of 12 tracks inspired by an keep reading »

Everyone knows the original version and hopefully the version before that. From it’s debut in 1962 off Herbie’s Takin Off  record  “Watermelon Man” has since been recorded over 200 keep reading »

Our friend Jesse Fischer is at it again with an exciting Herbie Hancock tribute concert celebrating 40 years of one of his most pivotal albums, Head keep reading »